|The Mysterious Forces of Civilization - 'Abdu'l-Bahá 'Abbás|
LibriVox recording of The Mysterious Forces of Civilization (Persian: Risálih-i-Madaníyyih), read by Nicholas James Bridgewater. It was written before 1875 by ‘Abbás Effendí, known as ‘Abdu’l-Bahá (the Servant of Bahá) (1844-1921). The Persian text was first lithographed in Bombay in 1882 and printed in Cairo in 1911. ‘Abdu’l-Bahá was the eldest son and appointed successor of Bahá’u’lláh, the Founder of the Bahá’í Faith...
Keywords: Bahai; Baha'i; Bahá’í; Bahá’í Faith; religion; history; philosophy; modernization; divine civilization; audiobook; librivox; Iran; Persia; ‘Abdu’l-Bahá; ‘Abbás Effendí
|Talks by Abdul Baha Given in Paris - 'Abdu'l-Bahá 'Abbás|
LibriVox recording of Talks by Abdul Baha Given in Paris, by 'Abdu'l-Bahá 'Abbás. Read by Nicholas James Bridgewater. “Much has already been written of the visit of Abdul Baha, Abbas Effendi, to Europe,” writes Lady Blomfield in her Preface to Paris Talks, “During his stay at Paris at 4, Avenue de Comoens, he gave short “Talks” each morning to those who crowded, eager to hear His Teaching...
Keywords: Bahai; Bahá'í; Bahá'í Faith; Baha'i; Abdul-Baha; 'Abdu'l-Bahá; 'Abbás Effendi; Paris Talks; Paris; London; pilgrim's notes; world peace; world unity; international auxiliary language; religious unity; equality of men and women; Lady Blomfield; travel
|Tea-Cup Reading and Fortune-Telling by Tea Leaves - A Highland Seer|
LibriVox recording of Tea-Cup Reading and Fortune-Telling by Tea Leaves by A Highland Seer. Read in English by Rosslyn Carlyle; Charlie Oldfield; ToddHW; jlenardon Reading the Cup is essentially a domestic form of Fortune-telling to be practiced at home, and with success by anyone who will take the trouble to master the simple rules laid down in these pages: and it is in the hope that it will provide a basis for much innocent and inexpensive amusement and recreation round the tea-table at home,...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; prophecy; mysticism; guide; interpretation; fortune teller; tea; instructions; fortune-telling; fortune; telling; tea leaves reading; teacup; spiritualist; how-to
|First Communion Days - A Sister of Notre Dame|
LibriVox recording of First Communion Days, by A Sister of Notre Dame. Read by Maria Therese. A collection of 12 true stories of young children during the time leading up to their First Holy Communion. Written by a Sister of Notre Dame, this is the companion volume to "True Stories For First Communicants" (Summary by Maria Therese) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog pa...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; children; Catholic; First Holy Communion; virtue
|True Stories for First Communicants - A Sister of Notre Dame|
LibriVox recording of TRUE STORIES FOR FIRST COMMUNICANTS, by A Sister of Notre Dame. Read by Maria Therese. A charming collection of 12 true, simple stories of real life little boys and girls, written for little ones preparing for their First Holy Communion. (Summary by Maria Therese) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Catholic; children; sacraments; Holy Communion
|Once on a Time - A. A. Milne|
LibriVox recording of Once on a Time, by A. A. Milne. This version of the book is done as a Dramatic Reading with various people speaking each characters part. When the King of Barodia receives a pair of seven-league boots as a birthday present, his habit of flying over the King of Euralia's castle during breakfast provokes a series of incidents which escalate into war. While the King of Euralia is away, his daughter Hyacinth tries to rule in his stead and counter the machiavellian ambitions of ...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; humor; fairy tales; fantasy
Downloads: 37,010 (2 reviews)
|Once a Week - A. A. Milne|
LibriVox recording of Once a Week, by A. A. Milne. Read by Cathy Barratt. A collection of short stories by famed Winnie the Pooh author, A.A. Milne. This charmingly humorous work from Milne's earlier writing period was first published in Punch magazine. (Summary by Cathy Barratt) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; humor; short stories; vignettes
|The Sunny Side - A. A. Milne|
LibriVox recording of THE SUNNY SIDE, by A. A. Milne. The Sunny Side is a collection of short stories and essays by A. A. Milne. Though Milne is best known for his classic children's books, especially Winnie The Pooh, he also wrote extensively for adults, most notably in Punch, to which he was a contributor and later Assistant Editor. The Sunny Side collects his columns for Punch, which include poems, essays and short stories, from 1912 to 1920...
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|Once On a Time - A. A. Milne|
LibriVox recording of Once On a Time, by A. A. Milne. Read by Librivox volunteers! When the King of Barodia receives a pair of seven-league boots as a birthday present, his habit of flying over the King of Euralia's castle during breakfast provokes a series of incidents which escalate into war. While the King of Euralia is away, his daughter Hyacinth tries to rule in his stead and counter the machiavellian ambitions of the king's favourite, the Countess Belvane...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; adult fairy tale
|The Red House Mystery - A. A. Milne|
Librivox recording of The Red House Mystery by A. A. Milne. Read by Kristin Hughes Antony Gillingham arrives at the Red House moments after a gunshot is heard. The room is locked, the murderer has disappeared and, in Antony's opinion, the police are going about it the wrong way. Antony, who was looking for a new profession anyway, decides to solve the murder himself, with a little help from his friend Bill...
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Downloads: 145,593 (3 reviews)
|Happy Days - A. A. Milne|
LibriVox recording of Happy Days by A. A. Milne. Although best known for his Winnie the Pooh stories, A.A. Milne spent years as an editor at the English humor magazine Punch. These sprightly essays were chosen from the hundreds he wrote during that period. As usual, they are funny, wry, and poke fun at almost all of our human foibles. There are 6 short one act plays that he wrote to demonstrate the 6 allowable plots for amateur playwrights and they are absolutely hilarious...
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|Complete Hypnotism, Mesmerism, Mind-Reading and Spiritualism - A. Alpheus|
LibriVox recording of 'Complete Hypnotism, Mesmerism, Mind-Reading and Spiritualism', by A. Alpheus. Written in 1903, just sixty years after the word 'hypnotism' was coined, this book explores the contemporary understanding of the nature, uses and dangers of the technique. Hypnotism has been practiced for many centuries, but it was in the mid-to-late nineteenth century that it became a particularly fashionable way to explore the human mind...
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|A Shropshire Lad - A. E. Housman|
LibriVox recording of A Shropshire Lad, by A.E. Housman. Read by Alaaious. A Shropshire Lad is a cycle of sixty-three poems by the English poet Alfred Edward Housman. A Shropshire Lad was first published in 1896 at Housman's own expense after several publishers had turned it down. At first the book sold slowly, but during the Second Boer War, Housman's nostalgic depiction of rural life and young men's early deaths struck a chord with English readers and the book became a bestseller...
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Downloads: 12,286 (1 review)
|A Shropshire Lad - A. E. Housman|
LibriVox recording of A Shropshire Lad, by A. E. Housman. Read by Jon Sindell. This is a lovely collection of melodic poems, many melancholy in tone, many featuring Housman's constant theme of living this short life to the fullest. (Summary by Jon Sindell) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
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Downloads: 1,326 (1 review)
|When I Was One And Twenty - A. E. Housman|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 22 recordings of When I Was One And Twenty (No. XIII in A Shropshire Lad) by A.E. Housman. This was the weekly poetry project for June 14th, 2009. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
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|The Four Feathers - A. E. W. Mason|
LibriVox recording of The Four Feathers, by A.E.W. Mason. The Four Feathers is a 1902 adventure novel by British writer A.E.W. Mason that has inspired many films of the same title. The novel tells the story of British officer, Harry Feversham, who resigns his commission in the East Surrey Regiment just prior to Sir Garnet Wolseley's 1882 expedition to Egypt to suppress the rising of Urabi Pasha. He is faced with censure from three of his comrades for cowardice, signified by the delivery of three...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; Adventure; War
|Running Water - A. E. W. Mason|
LibriVox recording of Running Water by A.E.W. Mason read by Nicholas Clifford. Although A.E.W. Mason is best known for The Four Feathers, an adventure novel of 1902 set in Egypt and the Sudan (and filmed several times), he was a prolific and popular writer of the period. Running Water, published in 1907, is, like its predecessor, a tale of romantic adventure. Though much of the story takes place in England, the real setting here is in the high Alps, in the range of Mont Blanc near Chamonix and C...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; English; Romance; Mountaineering; Mount Blanc
Downloads: 4,842 (1 review)
|At the Villa Rose - A. E. W. Mason|
LibriVox recording of At the Villa Rose, by A.E.W. Mason. Read by Nicholas Clifford. Harry Wethermill, the brilliant young scientist, a graduate of Oxford and Munich, has made a fortune from his inventions, and is taking a vacation at Aix-les-Bains. There he meets, and immediately falls in love with, the young and beautiful Celia Harland, who serves as companion to the aging but warm-hearted Madam Dauvray of Paris...
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Downloads: 9,281 (1 review)
|The Watchers - A. E. W. Mason|
LibriVox recording of The Watchers by A. E. W. Mason. Read in English by Christine Dufour A dark tale of adventure, piracy, murder, and revenge set on a rugged Cornish island in the mid-1700s. Told with the literary excellence to be expected from the author of The Four Feathers, the tale begins with a dangerous youth who sat in the stocks, and a girl named Helen, and a gang of men watching a granite house at the edge of the sea...
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Downloads: 13,475 (1 review)
|The Fathers of Confederation: A Chronicle of the Birth of the Dominion - A. H. U. Colquhoun|
LibriVox recording of Chronicles of Canada Volume 28 - The Fathers of Confederation: A Chronicle of the Birth of the Dominion by A. H. U. Colquhoun. Read in English by volunteer readers. During and after the United States' War of Independence, Canada remained loyal to Great Britain. The upheavals of the 1830's and early 1840's led to a Popular Government and union of Upper and Lower Canada in 1841, but many still wanted confederation of the provinces into one centralized government...
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|Polish Fairy Tales - A. J. Glinski|
LibriVox recording of Polish Fairy Tales, by A. J. Glinski These are selections from a large collection made by A. J. Glinski, printed at Wilna in 1862. These fairy tales come from a far past and may even date from primitive times. They represent the folklore current among the peasantry of the Eastern provinces of Poland, and also in those provinces usually known as White Russia. They were set down by Glinski just as they were related to him by the peasants...
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|If Winter Comes - A. S. M. Hutchinson|
LibriVox recording of If Winter Comes by A. S. M. Hutchinson. Read by KirksVoice If Winter Comes, was in many aspects ahead of its time, dealing with an unhappy marriage, eventual divorce, and an unwed mother who commits suicide. According to the New York Times, "If Winter Comes" was the best-selling book in the United States for all of 1922. ( Summary by Wikipedia ) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), ...
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|Les Misérables pour rire - A. Vémar|
Les Misérables pour rire par A. Vémar (Gustave Marx), lu pour Librivox par Ezwa. Vous n'avez jamais eu le temps de lire Les Misérables ? Eh bien, en voici l'occasion. Ces misérables-ci sont très concis. Here is your chance to listen to the whole story in less than an hour. (by Ezwa) Pour vous renseigner à notre sujet ou pour participer, rendez-vous sur librivox.org. Livre audio complet en format M4B
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; livre audio; livre parlé; literature; littérature; French; français; francais; A. Vémar; Gustave Marx; Victor Hugo; misérables; Fantine; Cosette; Marius; Jean Valjean; Javert; Fauchelevent; Gavroche; Thénardier; vol; forçat; bagnard; humour; parodie
|Elsje - A.C. Kuiper|
LibriVox opname van Elsje van A.C. Kuiper. Gelezen door Hanny Gunnink. Elsje, een 14 jaar oud weesmeisje, woont gelukkig bij haar grootmoeder op het platteland. Omdat de gezondheid van de grootmoeder achteruitgaat moet ze gaan wonen in de stad bij haar deftige tante en egoïstische nichtje. Het simpele boerenmeisje moet een deftig dametje worden en dat gaat niet zonder slag of stoot. Samenvatting geschreven door Marcel Coenders...
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|De Delftsche Wonderdokter - A.L.G. Bosboom-Toussaint|
LibriVox luisterboek van De Delftsche Wonderdokter, door A.L.G. Bosboom-Toussaint. Gelezen door Anna Simon. De Delftsche Wonderdokter, geschreven in 1870, is een historische avonturenroman die zich afspeelt in 1595. Het verhaal ontrolt zich tegen de achtergrond van de Tachtigjarige Oorlog en de reformatie, met als hoofdrolspelers een mysterieuze vreemdeling, een Delftse dokter en diens nichtje. Juliaan is een "kale jonker" - een jongeman van goede huize, die aan lager wal is geraakt...
Keywords: Librivox; audioboek; Dutch; Nederlands; Bosboom-Toussaint; Delftsche Wonderdokter; 80-jarige oorlog; Van Egmond
|The Secret Battle - A.P. Herbert|
LibriVox recording of THE SECRET BATTLE, by A.P. Herbert. Read by ROGER MELIN. Like many soldiers at the beginning of their military careers, Harry Penrose has romantic ideas of climbing the ranks and attaining hero status. However, while stationed at Gallipoli, the realities of war begin to take their toll on Penrose, not only physically, but also mentally where the war has become a 'battle of the mind.' This is his story as related by a fellow soldier, as well as the story of the campaign at G...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; military; war; sickness
|The Atrocities of the Pirates - Aaron Smith|
LibriVox recording of The Atrocities of the Pirates, by Aaron Smith. Read by James K. White. In 1822, Aaron Smith, a young English seaman, was taken captive by Cuban pirates when his ship was boarded en route from Jamaica to England. Forced to work as a navigator and as a member of pirate boarding parties, he witnessed unspeakable acts of murder and torture. Befriended by a young Cuban woman, he managed to escape with his life, but was arrested as a pirate in Havana and sent back to England in c...
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Downloads: 8,729 (3 reviews)
|The Curious Book of Birds - Abbie Farwell Brown|
LibriVox recording of The Curious Book of Birds by Abbie Farwell Brown. Read in English by Anastasiia Solokha; Anthony Webster; Charlotte Day; Jendia; Jill Engle; Kimberly Krause; Marjorie Greaves; rookieblue; ryoko; Schums; Sharon; Susan Morin; WoollyBeeNow the interesting facts about birds we have always with us. We can find them out for ourselves, which is a very pleasant thing to do, or we can take the word of others, of which there is no lack...
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|The Christmas Angel - Abbie Farwell Brown|
LibriVox recording of The Christmas Angel, by Abbie Farwell Brown. Read by Jan MacGillivray. Disagreeable old Miss Terry spends her Christmas Eve getting rid of toys from her childhood toy box. One by one she tosses them onto the sidewalk in front of her house, then secretly watches the little scenes that occur, which seem to confirm her belief that true Christmas spirit does not exist. Then the Angel from her childhood Christmas tree appears to show Miss Terry that she has not yet witnessed the...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; children; fantasy; christmas
Downloads: 31,258 (2 reviews)
|In The Days of Giants - Abbie Farwell Brown|
LibriVox recording of In The Days of Giants by Abbie Farwell Brown. Read in English by Arup Sen; Richard Corfield; Miyune; Megan Carmichael; Sarah Terry; troykemp; deongines This book is made of the stories told by the Northern folk,—the people who live in the land of the midnight sun, where summer is green and pleasant, but winter is a terrible time of cold and gloom; where rocky mountains tower like huge giants, over whose heads the thunder rolls and crashes, and under whose feet are mines ...
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|Sandman's Goodnight Stories - Abbie Phi;;ips Walker|
LibriVox recording of Sandman's Goodnight Stories, by Abbie Phillips Walker Have you every read a bed time story to a child? Or had one read to you? Fun, isn't it? These 28 delightful, short, well written and whimsical stores by the famous storyteller Abby Phillips just beg to be read aloud by adults or children. With titles like THE REVENGE OF THE FIREFLIES and SALLIE HICKS'S FOREFINGER how can you go wrong? Turn on the nightlight, tuck 'em in, settle down in the rocking chair and .....
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|The Sandman's Hour - Abbie Phillips Walker|
LibriVox recording of The Sandman's Hour, by Abbie Phillips Walker Reading bedtime stories to children can be a wonderful way to relax and at the same time act out the exciting things happening in the story for them. If you've done it, you know the feeling and if you haven't I can only hope that you were the rapt audience for such stories when a child. We can let ourselves go and perform all the parts with abandon because the only audience are those who unreservedly appreciate our thespian talen...
Keywords: fairy tales; librivox; audiobook
|The Nomad of the Nine Lives - Abby Frances Friebe|
LibriVox recording of The Nomad of the Nine Lives, by Abby Frances Friebe. Read by Sharon Kilmer. Tales of a cat's life told by the cat in hopes of saving cats from death by animal shelters or abandonment. (Summary by Sharon Kilmer) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
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|Letters of Mrs. Adams, the Wife of John Adams, Vol. 1 - Abigail Adams|
LibriVox recording of Letters of Mrs. Adams, the Wife of John Adams, Volume 1, by Charles Francis Adams, Sr. Read by Sue Anderson. Abigail Adams lived the American Revolution as the wife of one of its central figures--John Adams. Her family correspondence, published along with a memoir by her grandson, Charles Francis Adams, brings that era into eloquent focus. What was it like to hear the cannon's roar from your window? to face pestilence? food shortages? rampant inflation? devalued coinage? to...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; history; memoirs; letters; revolutionary war; abigail adams; john adams; independence
|Reminiscences of Forts Sumter and Moultrie in 1860-'61 (version 2) - Abner Doubleday|
LibriVox recording of Reminiscences of Forts Sumter and Moultrie in 1860-'61 (version 2), by Abner Doubleday. Read by Mark F. Smith. Abner Doubleday was a busy man. He rose to be a major general during the American Civil War, started the first cable car company in San Francisco, and is credited (though perhaps erroneously) with inventing the game of baseball. In 1861, he had the distinction as a captain to be second-in-command of Ft...
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|Chancellorsville and Gettysburg - Abner Doubleday|
LibriVox recording of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg, by Abner Doubleday. Read by Mark F. Smith Abner Doubleday began the Civil War as a Union officer and aimed the first cannon shot in response to the bombardment opened on Ft. Sumter in 1861. Two years later, after a series of battles (including Antietam, where he was wounded), Doubleday took over a division in the Army of the Potomac's 1st Corps...
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|Reminiscences of Forts Sumter and Moultrie in 1860-'61 - Abner Doubleday|
LibriVox recording of Reminiscences of Forts Sumter and Moultrie in 1860-'61, by Abner Doubleday. Read by FNH. Now that the prejudices and bitter partisan feeling of the past are subsiding, it seems a fitting time to record the facts and incidents connected with the first conflict of the Rebellion. Of the eleven officers who took part in the events herein narrated, but four now survive. Before the hastening years shall have partially obliterated many circumstances from my memory, and while there...
Keywords: Civil War; history; United States; Confederacy; war; South Carolina; Librivox; audiobook
|The Wish - Abraham Cowley|
LibriVoxvolunteers bring you 13 recordings of The Wish by Abraham Cowley. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for February 24, 2013. Abraham Cowley (koo-lee) was a leading English poet in the 16th century. (Summary by David Lawrence) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
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|Abraham Lincoln's Inaugural Addresses - Abraham Lincoln|
LibriVox recording of Abraham Lincoln's Inaugural Addresses by Abraham Lincoln. Read in English by John Greenman Lincoln's first inaugural address was delivered on March 4th, 1861, as the North and South were sliding towards separation and Civil War. His second inaugural, given just weeks before his assassination, was also delivered on March 4th but four years later, in 1865. Just over a month later, April 18th, 1865, the Civil War ended with the surrender of the Confederate army...
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|The Gettysburg Address 150th Anniversary - Abraham Lincoln|
LibriVox recording of The Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln. Read in English by Ann Boulais; Drew Johnson; David Lawrence; Ernst Pattynama; Frances Brown; Julia Niedermaier; Laurie Anne Walden; Lucretia B.; MaryAnn; Maria Kasper; Phil Chenevert; Ray Kasper; Sue Anderson; TriciaG; Winston TharpOn Thursday, November 19, 1863, Abraham Lincoln gave a brief address at the dedication of the Soldier's National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania...
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|The Gettysburg Address - Abraham Lincoln|
The Dedication of the National Cemetery at Gettysburg, in November, 1863, followed a few short months after the roiling, acrid clouds of gun smoke dissipated, leaving a little crossroads town in Pennsylvania heir to the human tragedy of over 7,000 corpses and 21,000 men suffering wounds. It was a most unnatural disaster.On November 19, the chief executive made the trip to the still-dazed, shot-torn community to deliver, almost as an afterthought (for he was not the keynote speaker), an address t...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; non-fiction; gettysburg; lincoln
|Lincoln at Cooper Union - Abraham Lincoln|
Librivox recording of Lincoln at Cooper Union. Read by henkelsc. On 27 February 1860, Abraham Lincoln gave this address at the Cooper Union in New York City. When he gave the speech, Lincoln was considered by many to be just a country lawyer. After he gave the speech, he soon became his party's nominee for president. (Summary by henkelsc) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox cat...
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|Gettysburg Address - Abraham Lincoln|
Librivox recording of The Gettysburg Address. Read by John Greenman. The Gettysburg Address is the most famous speech of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln and one of the most quoted speeches in United States history. It was delivered at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on November 19, 1863, during the American Civil War, four and a half months after the Battle of Gettysburg...
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|The Gettysburg Address - Abraham Lincoln|
Librivox recording of The Gettysburg Address. Read by Jim Cadwell. The Gettysburg Address is the most famous speech of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln and one of the most quoted speeches in United States history. It was delivered at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on the afternoon of Thursday, November 19, 1863, during the American Civil War, four and a half months after the Union armies defeated the Confederates at the decisive Battle of Gettysburg...
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|The Gettysburg Address - Abraham Lincoln|
Librivox recording of The Gettysburg Address. Read by Shurtagal. It was a cloudy November day in 1863 when thousands gathered to hear renowned orator Edward Everett dedicate a national cemetary at the site of a pivotal battle early in July of that year. Also present to deliver "a few appropriate remarks" was the President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln spoke but 278 words; Everett later wrote to the President, "I should be glad, if I could flatter myself that I came as near to th...
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|The Emancipation Proclamation - Abraham Lincoln|
LibriVox recording of The Emancipation Proclamation by Abraham Lincoln. Read in English by John Greenman After having written and released an initial draft of this proclamation in September of 1862, minor changes were made and Lincoln signed it on January 1st, 1863. It declared free the slaves in 10 states not then under Union control, with exemptions specified for areas already under Union control in two states...
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|The Metal Monster - Abraham Merritt|
LibriVox recording of The Metal Monster by Abraham Merritt Summary text (The Metal Monster is an Abraham Merritt fantasy novel. Dr. Goodwin is on a botanical expedition in the Himalayas. There he meets Dick Drake, the son of one of his old science acquaintances. They are witnesses of a strange aurora-like effect, but seemingly a deliberate one. As they go out to investigate, they meet Goodwin's old friends Martin and Ruth Ventnor, brother and sister scientists...
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|The Moon Pool - Abraham Merritt|
LibriVox recording of The Moon Pool by Abraham Merritt. Read by Mark Nelson. Dr. David Throckmartin’s scientific expedition to the South Sea Islands discovers among ancient ruins a portal into Muria, an unknown underground world. After the disappearance of Throckmartin, his wife and two companions, his old friend Dr. Walter Goodwin enters Muria with a rescue party, only to confront an fantastic world filled with incredible beings, astounding scientific advances, and the worship of the most evi...
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|The Military Journals of Two Private Soldiers, 1758-1775 - Abraham Tomlinson|
LibriVox recording of The Military Journals of Two Private Soldiers, 1758-1775, by Abraham Tomlinson. Read by FNH "Perceiving that much of the intrinsic value of these Journals would consist in a proper understanding of the historical facts to which allusions are made in them, I prevailed upon Mr. LOSSING, the well-known author of the "Pictorial Field-Book of the Revolution" to illustrate and elucidate these diaries by explanatory notes...
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|Pillow and Stone - Abram S. Isaacs|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of Pillow and Stone by Abram S. Isaacs. This was the Weekly Poetry project for April 24, 2011. Abram S. Isaacs (1851-1920) was an American rabbi, author, and professor. Isaacs received his education at the New York University, from which he was graduated in 1871. He became a Rabbi at Barnett Memorial Temple at Paterson, New Jersey. For thirty-five years he occupied a chair at the New York University, first as Professor of Hebrew, then of Germanic langu...
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